Asia Trade Mission (ATM) 2023 by M3C
August – September 2023

This fortnight tour will focus on promoting the Midwest USA region as a prime destination for China’s outbound foreign direct investment (FDI). Data has shown that over $5 billion FDI from the province of Fujian alone has been put into our region.

Some fun facts about Fujian: Mulan, a Disney production, was shot in Fujian with an ancient Tulou architecture. Fujian immigrants make up the largest ethnic Chinese group in the US. Almost 100% of all Chinese buffet restaurants are owned and operated by Fujian

ATM Core

Day 0: Departure from CVG/ORD/SFO/NYC/WAS
Day 2: Arrival HKG (or SIN/HKT/BKK), Time Adjustment
Day 3: Meetings in Hong Kong
Day 4: Cross Over to Shenzhen, Meetings in Shenzhen
Day 5: High Speed Rail to Guilin, Meetings in Guilin/Liuzhou
Day 6: High Speed Rail to Chongqing, Meetings in Chongqing
Day 7: Flight to Nanjing, Meetings in Nanjing
Day 8: High Speed Rail to Shanghai, Meetings in Shanghai
Day 9: Shanghai Continued or Departure to Hong Kong then to CVG/ORD/SFO/NYC/WAS

ATM Extra

Day 10: High Speed Rail to Beijing
Day 11: Meetings in Beijing
Day 12: Flight to Fuzhou, Meetings in Fuzhou
Day 13: High Speed Rail to Ningde, Meeting with CATL
Day 14: High Speed Rail to Fuqing, Meeting with Fuyao
Day 15: High Speed Rail to Xiamen, Meetings in Xiamen
Day 16~17: Flight to Hong Kong, Departure to CVG/SFO



Canton Fair #132

China Import and Export Fair, also known as the Canton Fair, was established in the spring of 1957. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC and the People&’s Government of Guangdong Province and organized by China Foreign Trade Centre, it is held every spring and autumn in Guangzhou, China. The Canton Fair is a comprehensive international trading event with the longest history, the largest scale, the most complete exhibit variety, the largest buyer attendance, the most diverse buyer source country and the greatest business turnover in China. Hailed as the barometer of China’s foreign trade, it is the window,epitome and symbol of China’s opening up. The Canton Fair serves as a vital platform for China’s foreign trade and opening up, and a prime channel for Chinese companies to develop international markets.

The 132nd Canton Fair will open virtually on October 15. The 50 exhibition sections will accommodate 16 product categories of theNational Pavilion and 6 themes of the International Pavilion. 132 Cross-border E-commerce Pilot Zones and 5 cross-border e-commerce platforms will continue to join this session to create a synergy of activities. In the meanwhile, services of freight forwarder, financial institutions, credit insurance agencies, certification institutions, overseaswarehouse owners and shipping service providers will also be availableon the official website. The 132nd Canton Fair will continue to set up the“Rural Vitalization” zone to support exhibitors from formerly poorregions. To make the virtual 132 nd Canton Fair a success and help foreigntrade companies obtain more orders, specific measures have been rolled out:

For more information and to review the event program CLICK HERE.


** M3C retains the use of third-party services to conduct supplier certification and verification services

*** M3C promotes and advocates for an “Enhanced Supply Chain” for US businesses in order to maintain a sustainable supply chain that respects and addresses social responsibility and national security concerns.

Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce is committed to be your main resource for all China related matters! We create and stimulate opportunities, provide benefits and foster cooperation among all regional Midwest American and Chinese organizations. We arrange events and activities to promote trade and investments that lead to job creation.

Our feature events include:

  • Asian Financial Forum by Hong Kong Trade Development Council, January
  • Canton Fair by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, April and October
  • Trade Winds by the Int’l Trade Administration (ITA), U.S. Department of Commerce, April
  • China International Consumer Products Expo by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, May
  • SelectUSA Investment Summit by US International Trade Administration, June
  • Smart China Expo by Chongqing, August
  • China International Import Expo by the Ministry of Commerce of PRC, November
  • China High Tech Fair by a panel of ministries and commissions of PRC, November

Our participation in these events is designed to promote members and affilliated businesses from the Midwest USA to increase our exposure and gain market share in the highly competitive market.